Thermal Imager reviews by thermographers for thermographers

WARNING: Read this first.

Don’t make the mistake of buying what the sales guy told you or the cheapest camera you can afford. Chances are, neither will work for you and you will end up spending more in the long run. As a thermography trainer for more than 20 years, in every class I teach I meet students who reluctantly admit to purchasing the wrong equipment, through either poor advice, not allowing sufficient budget for the application (ie being cheap), thinking they can get away with being cheap or all of the above. Sales people are usually driven by budgets and kpi’s. Most I’ve met don’t have any formal training training in thermography. While they might have used a camera for sales demonstrations, it’s unlikely they’ve spent days, weeks or years, scanning switchboards, overhead networks, plant & process equipment, climbing through roofs or underfloor spaces with a thermal imager. It is also unlikely they’ve spent countless hours downloading ... Read more...

Recent Reviews

IRISS VPFR Infrared Window

IRISS Infrared Window

Upon first inspection of the VPFR infrared window I asked myself this same question that everyone else does. How am I going to get a clear Infrared image with a grill in the way? Read More »

SAT SDS E8 Series

Model variants include: E8-N, E8-TN E8-GN. At first glance you could be forgiven for thinking the SAT SDS E8 Series Thermal Imagers look a bit toy like. That’s mostly because of their ultra-compact size, weighing less than 500 grams and measuring just 172mm in length. The body is also particularly slim as the 2.5” display folds seamlessly flat into the ... Read More »

FLIR T420 / T440


The FLIR T420 takes the cake on a compact mid-resolution thermal camera, however with small units can come with big problems for bigger members of society like me. Read More »

Welcome to Australia’s #1 Infrared Camera Review Site!

Thanks for visiting, This site is dedicated to the review of ALL the major brands of thermal imaging systems on the market. Our Chief Editor, Brenton Ward is a level III Thermographer with more than 15 yearsexperience in thermography. Brenton provides thermal imaging services in Australia and is a certified trainer for the Infraspection Institute. “As a provider of training ... Read More »